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  • Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love

    ★★★★★

    "the perfect movie doesn't exi--"


    was just as captivated watching this film as I was the first time.

    adam sandler is b r i l l i a n t.

    fuck it, everything about this movie is brilliant.
    Zero complaints.


    this might be my favorite pta honestly.

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★

    this middle chapter in the latest trilogy feels tonally inconsistent with the rest of the star wars franchise, at least the main entries, and that turns out being just as great a thing as it is a bad thing.

    visually striking for sure, for what purpose? I don't have that answer but all those deep reds were pretty cool to look at.

    I enjoyed the continuation of rey's story, and the addition of Luke to her story was well written.…

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  • Macbeth

    Macbeth

    ★★★★★

    Directing: 10
    Performances: 10
    Cinematography: 10(0)
    Editing: 10
    Score: 10
    Everything: 10

    Director Justin Kurzel has managed to craft, directly from the brilliant source material by William Shakespeare, an astonishingly original, searingly visceral, 'Malickian', and most importantly delicately intimate study into the mind of Macbeth.

    The artistry and craft leaps from every frame of this film. It's fair to say that a person unfamiliar with either this play or the language of Shakespeare's time will have a hard time connecting…

  • The Revenant

    The Revenant

    ★★★★½

    Unflinchingly brutal, relentless, beautiful, and challenging... there is so much to say and so much to praise about this near-masterpiece from Alejandro G. Iñárritu. 

    While traveling back to their village after an attack on their camp — the attack being of course filmed in grand, sweeping takes by Emmanuel Lubezki who will most likely make history at this year's Academy Awards — Hugh Glass, an American fur-trapper and frontiersman in the early 1800s (played by a commandingly brilliant and definite-oscar-nominee…